Dr Stuart Shields - Personal details
Role: Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy
Tel: 0161 275-7824
Location: Arthur Lewis Building-4.023
School of Social Sciences
The University of Manchester
Stuart is interested in critical approaches to International Political Economy. He completed his PhD on the transnational dimension of regime transformation in Eastern Central Europe at Aberystwyth's Department of International Politics, in February 2002, and joined Manchester in September 2003. Stuart was founding secretary of the Critical Political Economy Research Network of the European Sociological Association until September 2007, and was the convenor of the BISA International Political Economy working group and together with Werner Bonefeld, Hugo Radice, and Greig Charnock set up the CSE Trans-Pennine Working Group. Stuart has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Wroclaw, Poland, and the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.
Stuart's book The International Political Economy of Transition, was shortlisted for the 2013 BISA IPEG book prize, and his 2013 article about populism in Poland in Third World Quarterly was nominated for the biennial Aquila Polonica Prize, for the best English-language article published during the previous two years on any aspect of Polish studies.